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Senior Manager, Policy Advocacy

1 Opening(s)
SaveLIFE Foundation
 
Job Summary
Experience Required : 7 Years
Location : New Delhi, Delhi, India.
Opening Date : 22 June, 2017
Closing Date : 31 July, 2017
Sector : Non Profit
Functional Area : Research and Analysis
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile
 About the organization:
  • SaveLIFE Foundation (SLF) is an independent non-profit organization focused on improving road safety and emergency medical care across India through high-impact and strategic interventions at the policy as well as grassroots level.
  • In the recent past, SLF has secured protection for Good Samaritans who help injured persons, from ensuing legal and procedural hassles; convinced Government of India to draft and introduce a comprehensive road safety law for India; ensured ban on trucks from carrying protruding rods; trained over 9000 Police personnel to rescue and revive injured persons on the road and got two Private Member Bills introduced in the Parliament.
  • SLF’s path breaking work has been recognized both nationally as well as internationally. To know more, read NY TimesTimeBBC and National Geographic.
  • SLF has also been recognized as the best non-profit in India by Rockefeller Foundation, won the prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award and is a member of the Clinton Global Initiative
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Play a key role in advocating for legislations nationally as well as at the State level including drafting, consensus building and other policy advocacy interventions with policymakers
  • Lead research project activities including the development of team and collaborative objectives
  • Develop and execute public campaigns as part of the policy advocacy goals
  • Contribute effectively towards research protocols through development of research tools, manage primary and secondary data collection
  • Play a strategic role in drafting legal and policy frameworks on the issue with government machineries and other agencies
  • Develop and implement legal strategies including coordinating with external counsels, media and external forums.
  • Create materials on the basis of thorough research and verified data for consumption of policy makers, public and press
  • Use data and numbers to draw conclusions on specific policy interventions and represent data in a visually interesting manner to the general public and media
  • Check implementation of policy interventions or legislations through on-ground efforts
  • Keep abreast with the latest research, policy/legal related news/events on road safety & emergency care
  • Carry out any other duties and responsibilities as maybe assigned
  • Required to travel across India
Qualifications
  • Graduate/Post-Graduate degree in law and/or public policy is preferred
Minimum Experience
  • Minimum 7 years experience in public policy advocacy including government relationship management, media management, persuasion and negotiation
  • Public Campaign and Communication experience
  • Media Advocacy Experience
  • Reporting & stakeholder management

 

Skills
  • Strong communication skills in Hindi and English a must.
  • Experience in drafting legislative bills is a plus
  • Specific policy advocacy experience and team management skills required.
  • Skills must include legal writing and cross-sectoral communication
Desirable skills
  • Legal/Policy writing, Research , Engagement with Govt. Officials , Media advocacy, Public advocacy
How to Apply
 
Contact Details
Company Name : SaveLIFE Foundation
Website : http://www.savelifefoundation.org
Contact Person : Jyoti Negi
Email : jyoti@jobsforgood.com